Library Rock's Backpages

Guthrie's Heir?: Tom Waits' Mule Variations

Gene Santoro, The Nation, 6 May 1999

TOM WAITS IS an imaginary hobo. He cruises the oddball corners of American pop culture, collecting the deft and moving and loopy short takes he sees and imagines there.

Total word count of piece: 1368


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.